Duterte Criticizes Major Media Outlets for Biased Reporting

In a profanity-laced speech, President Rodrigo Duterte attacked ABS-CBN, the country’s biggest broadcast network, and the Philippine Daily Inquirer, the largest newspaper, for what he perceives as biased coverage against him. He criticized the owners of the two media outlets as oligarchs who couldn’t accept his victory in last year’s election. The president also lambasted the church, the European Union, and the US State Department for meddling in his war on…

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